New Delhi: Ahead of General Elections West Bengal Mamata Banerjee, now AP CM N Chandrababu Naidu is also actively working to form an alliance with opposition parties to oust Narendra Modi in the upcoming election.
After Naidu quit NDA in March 2018, he is now working overtime to strengthen his front against BJP sources close to TDP said, TOI reported.
He will be using a similar strategy to reach out to most of the opposition parties to oust BJP after already forming an alliance with TMC chief Mamata Banerjee, DMK leader M Stalin, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal he said.
Naidu is also working up to reach out to RJD leader Tejaswi Yadav, Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy, RLD leader Ajit Singh, Sharad Yadav and National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah, almost all of them known to him for a quite long time.
Now BSP chief Mayawati’s cold moves towards Congress, Naidu is working to get her back on the table to beat the saffron party.
He is also working on trying to get Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav on the table apart from “unhappy” BJP allies like Shiv Sena, Shiromani Akali Dal, Kushwaha’s RLSP in Bihar.
“We had fought against Congress in the past because TDP was its main opponent both at the state and central level. Otherwise, we don’t have major ideological differences on economic reforms, development and secular ideology… There’s a need for all opposition parties at the national level to unite against the BJP-led NDA to protect democracy in the country. The alliance could take place either before elections or after. An alliance to take on the BJP-led NDA is not possible without the participation of Congress,” Naidu recently told the media.